Another notch on the belt, another Aussie inducted into my Eurotrash clan. In my dreams, we’re all great friends. Sharing style tips and borrowing each other’s clutches. Enter, Elle Ferguson of TheyAllHateUs.com, the queen of slouch. I picture her walk much like a chasse. Feet never more than a centimetre off the ground. Booties and shorts, booties and shorts, menswear shirts, booties and shorts. I’m singing this little rhyme about her with some Boozoo Bajou playing in the background. My warrior music when perusing the Internet for style headmistresses.Tweet
1. Vince Camuto Contrast Trim Cheetah Spots Blouse $89, available at Girl Friday (740 Queen St W) www.GirlFridayClothing.com 2. Vince Camuto Corsage Floral Skirt $140, available at Girl Friday www.GirlFridayClothing.com 3. Vince Camuto Petal Sandals $130, available at Brocks www.brocks.ca in Port Perry (168-178 Queen Street).
Victoria Day Weekend. The official start of patio season and white pants. This year, whether we celebrate it with or without a beer in hand pending the LCBO strike, we had better look – and smell – fabulous. That’s why I’m giving one lucky reader a full size bottle of Vince Camuto fragrance! All you have to do follow the rules at the bottom of this post to win. Read the rest of this entry »Tweet
Disclaimer: I’m obsessed with The Great Gatsby in all its manifestations. This post cannot even begin to elucidate how much more there is to know about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s canon. Pictured here: Carey Mulligan on the cover of June 2013 Harper’s Bazaar UK and Mia Farrow on the cover of People Magazine, March 1974.
Sunday was the last day to view the 40 bespoke Prada dresses on display at the Prada boutique in Soho. The crystal beaded gowns were designed by Miuccia Prada and Catherine Martin, costume designer and wife of Baz. On the big screen, they go by in a flash. Worn by no-name characters (to us) but each has a story, name and personality, revealed as part of the travelling exhibit, whose next stop is Japan.
But enough about fashion, let’s talk about the film. Read the rest of this entry »Tweet
The other Chiara. About the time I started following the blonde Chiara Ferragni in 2009, I also had my eye on her Betty counterpart, Chiara Biasi. Obviously, the former became the world’s greatest fashion blogger and Biasi, well, she remained the other Chiara of Italy’s fashion scene. Read the rest of this entry »Tweet
Luisa Via Roma Limit.ed Luisa Loves You Canvas $157 CAD (shipping and taxes included) available at LUISAVIAROMA.COM
If there is one summer bag that we can all splurge on, it’s a printed canvas bag with leather straps. This inexpensive wardrobe update can add a splash of hot sun and popsicle juice to any outfit. A beach essential ‘cuz it’s no big deal – if and when- your Hawaiian oil breaches the confines of its precarious, spraypump bottle into a pool of tanned gooeyness at the bottom of your bag. Nothing a little Tide and elbow grease can’t remove. I love to see this bag with denim shorts and a long sleeve, paper-thin, knit sweater. Line Knitwear does some lovely versions with subtle stripes. And I particularly adore Talula’s Avenue A Sweater in a loose, delicate knit available at Aritzia.com for just $75 CAD.
Last weekend, Alexander Liang and I drove to Buffalo for Buffalo State Runway 6.0. I’ve already posted a bunch of pictures from our street style out and about the town. For the Runway show, I was in search of the perfect white t-shirt to go with my lackadaisical outfit. Enter, Everlane white crew that costs $15 CAD. It’s 100% Supima cotton, made in Los Angeles and fits exactly how the perfect white t-shirt should.Tweet
Rozalia Russian is an Australian socialite. Her husband, Nick Russian, is a successful entrepreneur and owner of the Melbourne nightclub, Eve. Judging by the marble in their kitchen and the Cartier love bracelets adorning Mrs. Russian’s arms, they’re living the luxe life and I’m totally envious.Tweet
Riding around Buffalo this weekend wearing LOFT necklace, Swank boutique Purring Feline top, Free People jeans available at eLUXE.ca and my chucks… obviously. There’s some really great pockets of the city that make the perfect backdrop for some street stylin’ road trip pics. Retro signs, deserted lots and parks. With the sunroof open, shades on and Little Boots playing on the radio, we probably had the most enchanting time in Buffalo.Tweet
Sometimes, just sometimes, I feature males in the Eurotrash People section of the blog. This gorgeous specimen was a recommendation from my friend, Alex Liang. And apart from his handlebar moustache, Mariano Di Vaio is impossibly – ridiculously – good-looking. A eugoogalizer, even.Tweet
I am totally digging the latest collection by Rodebjer. Even if insects give me the heebee jeebees. These are my bubblegum picks for a pleasant summer splash! Shop this print here:Tweet